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2016 Ford Focus RS Review

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A quick glance at the digital speedometer shows 103km/h as we head hot into a tight hairpin corner hugging a humongous cliff. In most other cars this would now be an ideal time to say your last prayers, but we are in the new 2016 Ford Focus RS, and it’s only just getting warmed up. […]

Laguna Seca’s SCRAMP appoints Board of Governors, but where does it stand with ongoing operations?

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars :

Vintage sports cars enter the Andretti Hairpin at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Photo by Thomas A. DeMauro. It’s no secret that the relationship between Monterey County and the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP), the organization that built Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in 1957 and has run the track since, has been […]

Amusingly Horrible Things Moms Have Said

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Moms say amazing things, so we asked a bunch of Hairpin pals to anonymously pass along their moms’ best, and we made it into a tournament. An impartial judge picked the “winners.”

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Fabric Flower Hairpin

2 months agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

All of your Christmas gifts are wrapped and under the tree. Now you just have to finish getting stocking stuffers. Why not do a little scrap busting and make one of a kind Fabric Flower Hairpins. Acadian Driftwood shows you how to create cute hairpins that are the perfect size for stocking stuffers. Use your […]

The Booster Club by Angela M. Sanders ~ book announcement

2 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

In the first of what I hope will be a long-running series, Angela Sanders has resurrected the art of the comic caper, and done so brilliantly. Quirky characters, lots of action, and hairpin plot turns make The Booster Club a must-read and pure gold entertainment. Show More Summary

Eliza's Hairpin to Convince People You Visit Museums

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Fashionista

I've really been feeling myself over the gold hoop earrings I picked up from Need Supply this fall, which are pretty much like regular hoops except they have a smaller circle fused to one end — a detail substantial enough that I get a lot of comments on them. Unexpected geometry: It's arty as... Continue reading

Levenshtein Edit Distance

Recently, I was working on a tools for finding the imperfect palindrome sequence site in the bacterial genome, a palindrome sequence is a kind of structure which can form the hairpin struct on its transcript RNA molecule sequence or just some restriction enzyme cutting site which theirs structure ca

This Business of Art Fix #16: Vim, Can-Do and a Meta-Art-Piece About The Internet

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Topics include vim & vigor vs. hedge fund money, changes at The Hairpin, the closing of Grantland, Refinery 29's international expansion, how Kate Beaton does money, and cool new podcasts from people you like including Gabby Dunn and Brittani Nichols. The post This Business of Art Fix #16: Vim, Can-Do and a Meta-Art-Piece About The Internet appeared first on Autostraddle.

How 5 publishers enhance their stories with original illustrations

We’ve been mocking stock photos since at least 2011, when Edith Zimmerman published the now-Internet classic “Women Laughing Alone with Salad” on The Hairpin. Four years later, stock images are still easy to spot, even if they’re not outright cheesy. They’re not the only option, of course — there are always Creative Commons photos, product...

You're Gonna Trash Your Halloween Costume, So Here's How To Clean It

3 months agoSports : Deadspin

On this episode of the official Ask a Clean Person podcast, The Hairpin’s Haley Mlotek joined me to talk all about the very best day of the year: Halloween! The Hairpin has a storied history of going in big for Halloween, and so it was such a joy to have Haley join me in the studio to talk about cleaning costumes that get a little banged up along the way. Read more...

Remember ‘Scary Stories’? This Tale Will Make Your Skin Crawl [Video]

As a kid, I loved reading all things spooky. “Goosebumps” books were my jam and I checked out the book “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” more times than I can remember. So, imagine my joy when I saw that The Hairpin recently published a post reminding me that […] The post Remember ‘Scary Stories’? This Tale Will Make Your Skin Crawl [Video] appeared first on EcoSalon.

Ancient ramp restored to Rome's Forum

Visitors can now see Rome as the ancients did via seven-level ramp with six hairpin turns

Hairpin Q&A!!!

4 months agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

Hi! You know the drill. Or don’t you? It’s OK if you don’t: we ask the questions and you answer in the comments. It’s all for fun. Today’s question: WHAT ARE THE WORST SONG LYRICS YOU EVER MISHEARD? Answer below, beloveds!

People In China Are Wearing Fake Bean Sprouts In Their Hair and It's Great

4 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

The New York Times reports today on an excellent new trend in China: People wearing hairpins that look like bean sprouts, cherries, flowers, and other plants. When the trend started a few months ago, it was usually just a humble bean sprout clipped to the hair and erect like a little green flagpole... Show More Summary

Hairpin Q&A!!!

4 months agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

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Weekend Roundup

6 months agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

“Man,” you’re probably saying to yourself right now, “The Hairpin became a terrifying blog about our inevitable destruction so gradually I didn’t even notice.” It kind of snuck up on us too!! What can we say, it’s August and we’re feeling ready to make peace with the end of the world. We also received some […]

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